Flydubai plans rapid growth

22 September 2009

Low-cost carrier Flydubai will add eight new destinations by the year's end and plans to expand at a faster pace until 2011, Gulf Times has reported. The airline will focus not only on destinations covered by full-service airlines such as Emirates and Etihad, but also on smaller, secondary cities in the region, Flydubai's CEO, Ghaith al-Ghaith said. The airline carried its 100,000th passenger in August, three months after launching.

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